More lower-sodium products to help S'poreans cut salt intake

The latest National Population Health Survey showed that nine in 10 people here exceeded the World Health Organisation's recommended daily limit of 2,000mg of sodium. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE - There are now more than 200 lower-sodium salt and sauce products for consumers to choose from here, the result of efforts to give Singaporeans a healthier choice.

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) said such Healthier Choice products - which carry a "lower in sodium" label - contain at least 25 per cent less sodium compared with similar products in the same food category.

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